I.S. Bosschieter (Pierke)

About I.S. Bosschieter (Pierke)

Out-of-the-box thinking and living. Never a dull moment. Animals and countryside. Quite happy come to think of it. And curious. Curious above all! For me there's more to life than an index. There's the next index as well.

8 Steps to Review an Index

2019-07-16T17:26:51+02:00July 16th, 2019|Indexing|

Before you start your review keep in mind the purpose of an index: An index is a key to significant treatments of subjects, requiring harmonization of vocabulary and collocation of treatments described differently, especially in multi-author works. It also has to supplement the author’s terminology to accommodate the language in which the reader may formulate

China Society of Indexers’ Conference

2019-01-25T10:29:14+02:00December 13th, 2018|Conferences, Indexing|

Shanghai was sunlit and comfortably warm when I arrived there mid-October 2018, to attend the Conference of the China Society of Indexers (CSI) at Fudan University, the home base of the society. I did not only come for their indexing conference, but also to attend the Triennial ICRIS meeting, which the CSI was hosting, preceding

8 Reasons for Hiring a Professional Indexer

2018-12-13T15:45:17+02:00November 19th, 2018|Indexing|

It’s indisputable that an index is crucial to disseminating the knowledge you have gathered in your latest book, so I won’t explain why your book should have an index. What I want you to consider is engaging a professional indexer who can make you an outstanding index, instead of doing the job yourself or letting

Biography Conference “Different Lives”

2018-10-04T22:45:28+02:00October 4th, 2018|Conferences, Indexing|

Two weeks ago, I had the great pleasure to be able to attend the Biography Conference “Different Lives” at the University of Groningen’s Biography Institute. You can find the programme and photo’s online on the Institute's Facebook page. My reason for attending was my own love for biography and more important, the opportunity to speak